The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

Tinbite visits classes throughout WCHS to talk about policies he hopes to inplement if elected as the next SMOB.

MCPS votes for new SMOB

By Sophie Liss, Senior Writer May 17, 2019

Junior Nate Tinbite of Kennedy High School was elected to be the 42nd Student Member of the Board (SMOB) April 24. The SMOB provides a connection between MCPS students and the Montgomery County Board...

These breast cancer awareness packets provide students with important breast cancer information in a cute package.

WCHS Hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Day

By Sophie Liss, Editor-in-Chief March 6, 2019

Cancer affects many WCHS student in some way, whether they have a family member or friend with cancer, or they get involved with trying to prevent and spread awareness of cancer. It is important to start...

MCPS developed schoolwide training based on the nationally recognized Avoid, Deny, Defend model.

MCPS modifies assailant situation procedures

By Sophie Liss, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2019

If you are an MCPS student, the phrase “lockdown” likely generates memories of covering classroom windows, locking the door and sitting silently under desks during drills and emergencies. However,...

This is Dani and other members of Moco4Change at a protest of the NRA at the NRA headquarters. The new potential protest law will limit student activists’ ability to show their opinions

Potential protest reform laws could limit student activism

By Sophie Liss, Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2018

A proposal introduced in Aug. suggested that the National Park Service (NPS) should require protestors to reimburse the agency for the support and security it provides during demonstrations. In addition,...

The Anti Defamation League has a very common motto, No Place for Hate.

WCHS confronts multiple circumstances of hate

By Jenna Greenzaid and Sophie Liss November 19, 2018

After recent incidents at WCHS in which anti-semitic symbols were drawn on school property and a shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, WCHS has teamed up with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) to introduce...

Q&A with Principal Brandice Heckert

By Sophie Liss, Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2018

This year, Brandice Heckert has taken over as CHS principal and has already brought a multitude of new changes to the school, as well as an increase in school spirit. Heckert was the assistant principal...

New principal arrives at CHS

By Sophie Liss, Editor-in-Chief June 8, 2018

The MCPS Board of Education appointed Ms. Brandice Heckert to be the new principal of CHS May 21. Heckert will replace principal Joan Benz July 1. Heckert was the assistant principal at Bethesda Chevy...

Members of the GIrl Up club held a movie night and presentation to promote and discuss female empowerment.

Girl Up clubs join forces and rise up

By Sophie Liss, Editor-in-Chief May 13, 2018

On Apr. 27, Girl Up clubs from CHS, Walt Whitman High School and Walter Johnson High School hosted an advocacy night to promote female empowerment and women’s rights. The event featured a showing...

SGA establishes Turkey Trot, Fall Festival event

By Sophie Liss, Sports Editor November 21, 2017

CHS’ student government association (SGA) will host the first ever Turkey Trot walk and carnival Nov. 28 to promote school and community spirit.   The Turkey Trot event will consist of a five...

After using Edline for years, MCPS recently switched to MyMCPS to electronically informed students and parents of their grades.

MCPS adopts new grade-viewing system

By Sophie Liss, Sports Editor October 5, 2017

MCPS has created and implemented a new platform for reporting grades posting assignments:myMCPS Classroom. This will replace the use of Edline for the 2017-2018 school year. The new system is more cost...

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